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    Pearlista Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert GemGeek's Avatar
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    Default Blue Akoya Fingernails!

    Ever since I bought my blue akoya baroque strand with the first Pearl Paradise offering in 2007, I have been in love with the blue color and stellar pink and aqua overtones.

    Since "quarantine nails" became my hobby, I have been on a quest to create a blue akoya nail. This photo I posted in 2007, doesn't show the glorious overtones. Little did I know how hard it would be to catch in a photograph what my eyes were seeing.

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    So here are my many attempts to capture the elusive colors of my nails. I still couldn't get the shimmering pink on the surface at the same time as the way the blue looks to my eyes in indirect light. I didn't take the time to clean up the all of the excess chrome glitter to make them Instagram worthy, but the nails are little chameleons - just like the real thing!

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    I hope this brightens your day. I know CathyKeshi will enjoy these, but Caitlin would have probably gone nuts.

    Hugs,
    Blaire

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    I love them! Hugs to you, too!

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    So cute. They are just a lovely color, like the blue akoyas.

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    Those nails are fabulous! I am super impressed with your talent in nail art.
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    They look amazing - you really captured the color!

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    Wow, you are coordinated X2!!!

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    You know me well ... I do love those nails; you've really captured our beloved blue akoyas so perfectly! After 6 weeks of hauling laundry, dog, and babysitting Walter, I have no nails left lol. Well done, Blaire!
    Cathy

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    A match made in Akoya heaven, Gorgeous.

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    Love them!!!

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    Wow - what a great match ! You did a wonderful job on those, big thumbs up !!

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    That’s a great match and your necklace is beautiful!

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    That’s a beautiful mani, and you really achieved the blue akoya effect! Enjoy your lovely nails!

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    Love it! On my monitor it looks celestial.

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